Hiking the Tongariro Crossing

One of the most popular day hikes in the country, the Tongariro Crossing in the Tongariro National Park is 19.4km of volcanic terrain, active volcanoes, green lakes and a side trip to the top of Mount Doom is the weather is nice enough. It's an easy enough hike even if you're not in the best …

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Getting around New Zealand

There is so much to see in this tiny country and a few different ways to get around. Think about your budget, about the places you want to see and the amount of time you have. Buses can be a slow way to get around and don't let you stop at every photo opportunity, but …